Enhancing the machinery

From farmer to supermarket, the food chain is influenced by trends and developments both inside and outside the industry. This means that engineering also has to keep up with the changes.  The growing demand for ..

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Tony Chocolonely duurzaamste merk

23 April 2019

De Sustainable Brand Index, een jaarlijks onderzoek onder 6.000 consumenten naar hun perceptie rondom duurzaamheid, heeft haar cijfers bekend gemaakt. Tony’s Chocolonely is wederom uitgeroepen tot het meest duurzame (voe...

Voedselconsumptie NL kan met 1/3 dalen

19 April 2019

De productie van voedsel heeft gevolgen voor het milieu, over de hele wereld. De verduurzaming van voedselconsumptie is alleen mogelijk als consumenten, maatschappelijke organisaties en alle partijen in de keten, van bor...

Interventions in healthy eating

16 April 2019

The Foundation for Innovation in Glasshouse Horticulture (SIGN) commissioned Dr. Maaike de Vries and Lea Bouwmeester to explore which interventions can speed up the transition to a healthy diet. This led to the report 'W...

Start of recycling campaign Dairy pack

16 April 2019

On Monday 15 April, the campaign 'Zuivelpak volledig recyclebaar' (Dairy pack fully recyclable) was launched. The dairy industry, supermarket sector and drinks carton producers want to inform consumers about the good rec...

100% plant-based salmon fillet

16 April 2019

After the success last year with the very first plant-based fish burger, which was flooded with prizes. SoFine launched a new product: SoFish Fillets Salmon Style. The producer has been working for months on a developmen...

Improvement agro-products

05 April 2019

Retailers, caterers and wholesalers have an important role to play in stimulating market demand for more sustainable products. With these parties there is a strong concentration of market demand (large market share), whi...

Reusable bags for fruit and vegetables

05 April 2019

Colruyt Group will replace all fruit and vegetable bags with reusable bags. This adjustment will save approximately 150 million bags a year. In June 2019, the group will introduce a newly developed reusable bag. The grou...

Rabobank starts 'Food Forward

05 April 2019

Our current food system is inadequate for the future. Steps are needed from farm to fork to ensure more responsible food with less ecological impact. With its 'Food Forward' programme, Rabobank wants to help entrepreneur...

FrieslandCampina and sustainable construction

04 April 2019

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. is investigating opportunities for the construction of a sustainable and innovative dairy production facility in the Netherlands. The production location is intended for processing member milk...

The future of packaging technology

01 April 2019

Recycling plastic is a hot topic in the Dutch packaging industry. This theme, therefore, is discussed at length during Empack 2019, in 'food contact moments' and a mini conference. During the fair, the complete value ...

Plastic-free fresh produce department

01 April 2019

In September 2018, Albert Heijn announced its intention to reduce the percentage of packaging material by 25% by 2025. The use of plastic in fruit and vegetables is a particular thorn in the side of consumers' side. That...

2021: Prohibition of disposable plastic

01 April 2019

On Wednesday 27 March, the European Parliament gave the green light to a law banning disposable plastic products. There was a large majority in favour of the law; 560 voted in favour, 35 against and 28 abstentions. ...

Plastic-saving packaging solutions

31 March 2019

With tray seal and deep drawing packaging technology, the plastic-saving packaging of fresh food is a fact. Multivac will present their new, reliable and innovative PaperBoard packaging solutions at the trade fair. Do yo...

Arla strives for climate-neutral dairy

12 March 2019

Arla Foods and its 10,300 owners present an ambitious plan to accelerate the transition to sustainable dairy production. The main objective of the sustainability programme is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% per...

20% less packaging

05 March 2019

Consumers, supermarkets, social organisations and governments are putting more and more pressure on companies to pack(age) in a sustainable way. Dutch supermarkets recently agreed that by 2025 there will be a 20 percent ...